EVANSTON, Ill., Oct. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Breakthrough Technologies announced today that Litha Ramirez, Breakthrough's Director of Experience Strategy and Design, is the winner of the first ever Timmy Award for Chicago's Best Technology Manager. The Timmy Awards, presented by Tech in Motion, was founded to recognize the best places for technology professionals to work, and the people who create those workplaces.
Within Breakthrough Technologies, Litha is known for her boundless energy and enthusiasm for her job. She was the only woman, out of of ten finalists, to be nominated for this prestigious award. She built her talented team of hybrid UX/Business Analysts and Visual Design professionals from the ground up, and is an unmatched leader, mentor, and UX expert who continues to promote the growth of the company.
"Litha's management skills are exemplary," said Michelle Sus, Breakthrough's Senior Visual Designer. "I've found her to be an amazing mentor that challenges her team to improve their technical and people skills. She's constantly looking for new ways to improve the way people work together at BT, in and outside of her department, all while cracking jokes to keep things fun."
Tech in Motion is a national events organization for tech enthusiasts created by Jobspring Partners and Workbridge Associates. It established the Timmy Awards to recognize companies and individuals in tech communities across the country who are working hard to create transformative work environments. 2015 marks the first year the Timmys have been held in Chicago. Litha's nomination and win underscore the important role she plays at Breakthrough Technologies, and the Chicago tech ecosystem as a whole.
"I want places and people to be the best they can. That's my job. It's also my job to provide my team with vision and goals to help the business drive forward, while making it fun," said Litha. "I work with an awesome group of people. When you work in the right environment, it makes a huge difference. Very few companies encourage people to be their best and to be themselves, in the way that Breakthrough does."
About Breakthrough Technologies
Breakthrough Technologies combines emerging technologies with innovative thinking to empower organizations, facilitate communication and create positive change on a global scale. The firm offers new product strategy & planning, product design & development, product support & operations, testing & validation, and value engineering. Breakthrough Technologies has experienced 72% growth over three years, added 36 jobs, and generated $6 million in revenue in 2014.
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